Hikers: Do your feet hurt? Try this solution

  By Bob Difley I suppose you could say there are two types of RVers, one that sits in front of the TV most of the day, and the other who is out exploring, hiking, bird and wildlife watching, and stalking the wild asparagus (remember Euell Gibbons’ book?). My wife Lynn and I fall into the latter category and in... Read More

Sta-Bil Rust Stopper stops rust and corrosion

    By Bob Difley Of the many gremlins that attack your RV, like mold, mildew, leaks, and black streaks, rust is the gremlin that will attack your hand tools, spare parts, door hinges, and other vulnerable metal surfaces and moving parts over time. STA-BIL® Rust Stopper is a part of the large family of Gold Eagle fuel additives and aerospace... Read More

Boondocking: Shake, rattle and roll

  Here’s a question from a reader of RVtravel.com about boondocking.  Dear Bob, I’ve just begun boondocking and have traveled down some bumpy dirt roads looking for boondocking campsites, but it occurred to me that my motorhome is taking more of a beating than just driving on highways. Are there any critical problems that this kind of use could cause that I... Read More

NuLock defies thieves, keeps your stuff safe

  By Bob Difley Though petty theft seems to be a fact of life, fortunately not all of us have been victims – yet. But it could happen to us anywhere, anytime, so most of us take precautions against thievery. However, our precautions are often half-hearted and frequently ineffective against the innovative thief class. I was reminded of this when... Read More

Super absorbent Shurhold mop saves time and effort

  By Bob Difley Due to lack of time, or fatigue, many people allow their RV to air dry after rinsing it down, leaving unsightly water spots and blemishes. Shurhold’s Deluxe Water Sprite Mop attaches to any of the company’s 11 handles and quickly soaks up water like a sponge, allowing for a quick, spot-free dry. The most absorbent mop... Read More

Keep outside electric connections dry with Twist and Seal

  By Bob Difley When I was asked to review Twist and Seal’s line of protectors designed to keep electrical cord connections dry and safe from rain and snow it appeared initially to be a bit overkill. But then logic and my penchant for avoiding electrocution took over. After all, fiddling with electricity in wet environments should not be taken... Read More

KING launches portable RV omnidirectional OTA Antenna

  By Bob Difley The new KING OmniGo™ first-of-its-kind portable omnidirectional OTA (over-the-air) antenna system has everything you need to watch FREE HDTV anywhere life takes you! Powerful and compact, the KING OmniGo HDTV omnidirectional antenna is designed for mobility. This omnidirectional antenna is uniquely suited for picking up signals from all directions, without having to move or adjust the... Read More

Wire-free camera helps prevent collisions, provides safety

  By Bob Difley Hyndsight Vision Systems is taking a big step forward in the consumer vision industry with the introduction of their new portable, wire-free rearview vision system called Journey. This versatile system is ideal for RV drivers who require clear rear view visualization to help prevent collisions and provide safety monitoring. The system is comprised of a custom... Read More

Make your powerful 50-amp service safer with SmartPlug

  By Bob Difley So you have a big box filled with power-hungry appliances like microwaves, lots of bright lights, and a couple of air conditioners and you know how to use ’em. You also know that it takes 50 amps to run them – and that’s a lot of power. But that much power can also overheat connectors and... Read More